When Nick discovered Levitate, he got in touch with us pretty quickly. He found out we were coming to Denver for a test run within the next couple of weeks. He signed up, attended the test run and the rest is history.
“I was amazed at how natural it felt almost immediately. I’ve been a skier my whole life and have ridden a lot of mountain bikes, so I love responsive equipment. I love the responsiveness of the blades and the nice sense of feedback when you push hard.”
Like so many other amputees, Nick had never used a wrench on his legs before, so he had to get used to the idea that he could gain some control over his own prosthetics. Before his running blades, Nick relied on making an appointment with his prosthetist to get things adjusted.
“I think it was intimidating at first, because when you’re a new amputee, they start putting this expensive equipment on you and you’re afraid to touch it. Being able to work with others in person gave me the confidence that I could do it, and then with the instructional video and just what came in the box, I was able to switch out legs and get everything right within 10 minutes.”